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Social Insurance Specialist (Claims Rep)(Pathways-Recent Graduates)

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### JOB SUMMARY:
Do you have a desire to:
Help SSA manage its Social Security programs, analyze and solve problems?
Advise millions of retired and disabled individuals?
Work on a team to make a difference in people''s lives and your own?
Join SSA, one of the top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government!
SSA Recent Graduates Program Eligibility Requirements The SSA Recent Graduates Program provides Recent Graduates with entry-level developmental experience and is designed to lead to a career in the Federal government. To be eligible for the Program, applicants must have completed all requirements of an academic course of study leading to a qualifying associates, bachelor''s, master''s, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution within the 2 years preceding the closing date of this announcement. Preference-eligible veterans who, due to military service obligations, were precluded from applying to the Program during any portion of the 2-year eligibility period are entitled to a full 2-year period of eligibility upon release or discharge from active duty. In no event, however, may the eligibility period extend beyond 6 years from the date on which the preference eligible veteran completed the requirements of an academic course of study. Exception : Individuals who completed their academic requirements between December 27, 2010 and July 10, 2012 are eligible for the Recent Graduates Program until July 10, 2014.
Once selected for the Claims Representative position in SSA, you will contribute to the Agency''s mission through direct and personal service to the public. This includes speaking with beneficiaries about their rights under the Social Security laws, gathering facts and evidence to establish eligibility for benefits, making critical decisions to determine the amount of benefits paid to individuals, and using state-of-the-art computer technology to access and update information about claims.
This position is located in the SSA, Field Office, Enid, OK
Note: This position is being filled on a full-time basis. This is a 2-year developmental program. After successful completion of the program, you may be noncompetitively converted to a term (not to exceed 1-4 years) or permanent appointment.
Additional selections may be made within six months from the closing date of this announcement.
This is a career-ladder position leading to the GS-11 grade level.
Job Title: Social Insurance Specialist (Claims Rep)(Pathways-Recent Graduates)
Agency: Social Security Administration
Job Announcement Number: 1080356-CZL
SALARY RANGE: $31,628.00 to $39,179.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, March 24, 2014 to Friday, March 28, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0105-05/07
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time - Recent Graduates
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 11
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location:
WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Not Applicable
SUPERVISORY STATUS: No

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